Art International Travel
Study Art History in Rome this summer with Prof. Locker!
This summer Prof. Jesse Locker will lead an intensive two-week art history program in Rome with an emphasis on renaissance and baroque art. It's open to students of any major. In past years, students from art history, design, art practices, and other disciplines have participated.
The program fees include 8 credits plus housing, museum entrance fees, ground transportation, and some meals (students would be responsible for airfare and other meals); in essence, the 8 credits are free. Financial aid can also be applied.
The application deadline is March 11, 2013. Applications and further details can be found by visiting the program website or contacting Prof. Locker at email@example.com.
Mexico Printmaking Class
Course: Printmaking & Mixed Media in Guanajuato, Mexico-399/499
Travel Dates: June 23 to July 7, 2013
Faculty: Mandee Schroer
A Mixed-Media course that focuses on Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking. Students will consider how place and location influence ideas and how this translates into their artistic production in the studio.
A look into historical and contemporary approaches to art making, both conceptually and technically will be considered.
Monotype, Drypoint and chin colle printmaking techniques will be taught and explored as well as mixed-media modes. Class time will be spend discussing mixed-media and printmaking artists, looking at slide demos, experiential outings and field trips to local museums, galleries and local wonder.
Guanajuato, Mexico is a UN World Heritage city, rich with Pre-Columbian, Colonial and Revolutionary history, which offers students a rare opportunity to explore the art and culture of such a unique area. Guanajuato is home to Diego Rivera, one of the most influential Mexican painters.